End Goals: LCMS Youth Ministry

End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.

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LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Building Community One Youth at a Time

DCE Mark Cook joins Mark and Julianna to discuss his chapter on building Christian community in youth ministry one teen at a time.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Developing a Support System (Connected for Life)

Dr. Deb Arfsten returns to talk with Mark and Julianna about the importance of developing a support system for youth ministry in your congregation. 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Community Youth Ministry

Mark and Julianna talk with Rev. Derek Broten about how to reach out with the Gospel in Community Focused Youth Ministry. 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Introducing YouthLead

Mark and Julianna are joined by Joanna Shaw and Ally Graves to introduce YouthLead.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Strategic Planning for Youth Ministry

Dr. Mark Blanke joins Mark and Julianna to talk about the importance of strategic planning for youth ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Getting Volunteers Involved in Ministry

DCE and classroom instructor Darius “Bo” Chapman joins Mark and Julianna to provide insight and wisdom from his experience of working alongside and learning from volunteers in ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Teaching the Faith in Youth Ministry

Vicar and DCE Brandon Metcalf joins Mark and Julianna to talk about how our teaching tactics and focus can help us better share the Gospel and help form disciples for life.  

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Developing a Philosophy of Youth Ministry

Dr. Heath Lewis joins Mark and Julianna to discuss the value of creating a philosophy of Youth Ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Developing Philosophy of Christian Education in Youth Ministry

Dr. Dave Rueter joins Mark and Julianna to discuss the value of creating a philosophy of Christian Education in a congregation.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Faith Formation with Dr. Dave Rueter

Dr. Dave Rueter joins Mark and Julianna to discuss strategies and theories for the faith formation of young people.